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    I don't understand. I just don't understand.

    I am in love and it's a really very good feeling. Yes I am just 17 years old and am in love with a 41 year old man. He is my first love and will be my last. You may think I am not serious, I am infatuated but no I love him. I truly do. I know world won't understand this but this...
    jerry44 jerry44 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Ugh. My bf's best friend is a serious mooch!

    He gets us for money, food, clothes, weed, alcohol an anything else we might have constantly! I continue to tell my bf that i cant stand him living off of us! But my bf continues to let him slide and keep taking the little bit that we have! I bring it up to him all the time...
    StephsReality StephsReality 18-21, F 7 Responses Jan 24

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    I need advice, I have seen seperated from my ex

    husband since February, we have been back and for mostly he has trying to get me back and when we do, we fightuntil he reaches out to me again, well I pissed him off and he ended up signing the papers in June, and he has been adamin about staying apart since then, but I only...
    Loveuu90 Loveuu90 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    It Sucks When People Don't Comment

    When People write on ep "I need advice" a large number of people read these stories and don't comment or give adivice. Only by leaving a comment or advice are you able to help others. Don't be afraid to leave advice Remember you can give advice it doesn't mean they have...
    rickysworld rickysworld 26-30, T 28 Responses Mar 22, 2008

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    It'S Not Easy To Move On

    When i was younger 17/18 i had a boyfriend that i gave up everything for, my job, friends and family i moved away to be with him, and it was a huge mistake. He became abusive very quickly and every time i forgave him. i soon realized what i was putting myself through as long as i...
    Maz100 Maz100 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 26, 2013

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    So back a couple months ago in March I signed up

    for this dating app but it was out of complete boredom and I just was on it to talk to people and the people I talked to on there were On there for all the same reasons as me so it was fine. Then me and this guy started messaging on there and after a month he offered out his...
    alymelal99 alymelal99 16-17, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    Beware: To get the full story,

    this had to be very long.My friend and I were playing around on Omegle (NOT inapropriately), and I typed in "The Beatles" as one of my interests (cause I love them so much). All of a sudden this guy and his friend (the friend is irrelevant) pop up. The guy I need advice on, I'll...
    Hanster13 Hanster13 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Every year, I go on holiday to the the same

    place to see my cousins, uncle and auntie and enjoy the holiday every time i go but just recently my cousins have started to go out partying every single night and meet up with their friends instead of me and my brother which means that I get to spend less and less time with...
    murd27 murd27 13-15, M 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    marchdan marchdan 13-15, M 28 Responses Apr 28

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    Alright so I have a problem.

    I am sorta seeing a guy and it's getting a little serious. I finally consider us to be in a relationship. We have slept together, the problem is that nobody knows we are together. He doesn't want to tell anybody. Are secret relationships ever a good idea? I am really confused...
    RubyTuesday413 RubyTuesday413 16-17, F 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    My boyfriend and I have been having

    communication issues. We go can go 3-4 days without talking, but he says he's busy ( and he actually is atm, but i dont think he's busy from the time he wakes up then sleeps, at one point hes gotta sit down? ) but its not hard to send a quick message showing he cares. Things...
    idontknowhatoput idontknowhatoput 18-21, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    It's always what they want.

    Never what u want the person that makes u happy usually breaks your heart... That's how my life goes always in the dark never to Lind someone to love my heart
    swordman94 swordman94 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    My boyfriend of almost 2 1/2 years dumped me

    because he wants to be single and party. And he told me he may come crawling back to me at the end of the summer. We're both going off to college in the fall too. What should I do? I feel hopeless.
    hopeless1012 hopeless1012 18-21, F 28 Responses Jun 21

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    There is a boy I like in my class.

    It's summer now so school is over and the classes will split when school starts again. We have been flirting a bit for about a half year but both has been to shy to acctually make the first move. Now that we didn't get in the same class I won't be able to be around him...
    Zelo01 Zelo01 13-15, F 6 Responses Jun 14

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    Input Quickly Please

    I have received some disturbing text messages from an EP member. This person has also written a blog in the past few minutes saying "good bye" Do you fine EPers think I should start calling high schools in this persons home town and try to reach a GC to intervene...
    ColorMeReal ColorMeReal 41-45, F 13 Responses Dec 19, 2007

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    I am listening to Hey There Deliliah on repeat

    and I need someone to message me.. I need some advice because I am really mixed up and need help...
    naco26withcheese naco26withcheese 13-15, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I don't know what to do with my life.

    I'm seventeen. No "real" friends. I'm all alone in my room every night with my black light on listening to music and wishing someone would talk to me, make me feel like they care for my existence. I'm really stupid I know because school lets me now I am and it reminds me...
    Gus1996 Gus1996 16-17, M 5 Responses Dec 5, 2013

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    Basically, I've been invited to a fancy dress

    party next Saturday night & the theme is schoolgirl so I've narrowed it down to four different outfits. I've no idea which to get so I need to know your opinions & I'm not interested in any of the "you're only 15" or "you shouldn't be doing that stuff".1. 2. 3. 4...
    AllyXO AllyXO 13-15, F 32 Responses Apr 13

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    She Said/she Said.... A 1-way Conversation??

    So, here's my situation. I avoid social situations I don't plan/organize myself for a specific purpose.   This is because I have REAL difficulty with small-talk, and absolutely dread being boring. Enter "Patsy." I met Patsy sometime in my early to mid-30's.  We had kids about...
    Colormevibrant Colormevibrant 46-50, F 4 Responses Jul 24, 2012

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    So there's this hardcore activity race

    that I have to go to in 5 days. It's a week long trip. I never wanted to go in the first place but my dad and friend peer pressured me into going. It's a team event so it's harder to back out. I really do NOT want to go. It's making me so anxious and I don't think I could make...
    skyleryounger skyleryounger 18-21, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Ok I'm an ordinary guy in my fourties trying

    to restart my life. I broke up with the woman I've been with for fifteen year's about 4 month's ago. Everyone in my life tell's me I am a good looking man and I believe them. I just can't get over how dam shy I am. I see it as a flaw and want to use it as my strength. I am sick...
    fifteenyearslost fifteenyearslost 36-40, M 2 Responses May 22

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    Help Quick!! - Lies - What Should I Do?!!

    Well I am a teenager at Sixth Form in England. Like any student I didn't want to wake up and go to school, so... I lied. I created a fake email from my teachers saying that I didnt have to come in this morning and i could stay at home, my parents believed me and i did this. Later...
    Xunae Xunae 16-17 12 Responses Jan 22, 2013

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    Ok so, one of my friends

    and I had sex one night when I stayed over at his place. We didn't plan it, it just happened. And it SUCKED. Like so bad. We didn't talk for over a week after that night. I would like to still remain friends, is that possible? Any advice on how to handle this situation and not...
    littlenurseciera littlenurseciera 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    What do you do when you can't trust your husband

    and you want a divorce but he refuses... Now what
    pretysad29 pretysad29 26-30, F 4 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    So long story short girl I like lives other end

    of the country she says she has feelings for me but until we meet nothing can happen problem being she says there's a lot going on and so could be next year by the time we meet so don't know if I should wait to see if anything happens or move on another thing is a while back a...
    originalmonstermouse originalmonstermouse 16-17, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    The people in my school are terrible people.

    They act like their your friend over a text message and when you get to school they want nothing to do with you. They play with your emotions. They are bad examples. I have truly never met anyone like these people. I moved to the school two years ago. They don't let you be you...
    thatsme55 thatsme55 13-15, F 3 Responses Jun 24

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    I have a boyfriend. This is my first

    relationship. I'm still pretty young. I'm a college student But right now I'm a full time lifeguard and swimming instructor My little job on the side is with Team Beachbody. Well my boyfriend is in the military and of course he has to do his duties and everything. It just sucks...
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    And So When Him Is His Gf,

    Ex Gf, Broke Up For The 100 Time I Took The Chance And Let Him Know How I Felt About Him And So We Went Ahead And Tried Things Out. We Had Our Ups And Downs And This Guy Was My First EVERYTHING! And So To Get To The Point A Week Ago His Ex GF Wrote Him A Three Page Letter And It...
    Hajile2238 Hajile2238 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    So I'm sort of on a ledge with this guy I've

    met. He's drop dead gorgeous, can charm the pants off of anyone...etc. I never participated in a one night thing or a decent, satisfying arrangement. I know right off the bat that he's only useful and seeking sex... which is okay. I have my moments when I'm okay with him being...
    PixieStixs PixieStixs 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I am sick of everything!

    I don't want to do anything, or even try. Just want to disappear and be done. Sad huh!
    MRP223 MRP223 22-25, F 8 Responses Jan 13

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    Basically, this guy wanted me to be his

    girlfriend, I said yes But then I drunk a bit and said basically what was on my mind how I didn't want to be used and how I don't want to be someone's short term thing etc. He went and now I don't know what to do. Should I say something. Errr I'm confused. I never let myself get...
    arabella1108 arabella1108 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I still love my ex. I was with her

    for nearly 4 years. We've had a lot of ups and downs. My family hate her and I have no clue what to do.
    kirstyc4321 kirstyc4321 18-21, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    Hi all !! I need to talk to somebody

    who won't judge me and understand me. Somebody elder who will be able to help me stop being insecure and depressed. I want to change my life and start feeling good about myself but somehow I fail everytime. I love a person very dearly but due to my obsessive behaviour he too is...
    jerry44 jerry44 18-21, F 6 Responses Apr 17

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    When I was younger I was addicted to drugs

    and cutting myself. I pulled myself out of it... But my little brother followed my footsteps. I always promised him I'd be there for him. Now I'm 19 and my brother is 17. This year has took a turn for the worse. My little brother over dosed. I hate myself because I wasn't there...
    ryanreid19 ryanreid19 18-21, M 3 Responses Dec 4, 2013

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    So im thinking of giving this to my crush

    as a birthday present like making a nice card. And I wrote this poem for her. I want it to be friendly I don't want her to suspect yet, but hopefully to remember it. I'm wondering if it wud be good and doesn't sound a little too friendly. Any advice is super groovy thanks...
    Mikesmithg1 Mikesmithg1 16-17, M 4 Responses Apr 2

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    From a GIRL. Guys, don't take it personal I

    just want a girl's point of view on my situation. Anyways, I need boy advice from a girl who's experience, or not doesn't matter lol
    undrayaaa undrayaaa 18-21, F 11 Responses May 26

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    My boyfriend and i have been having trouble

    for a while now and every time I try to end it (cause he never talks to me, and doesnt feel that excited or happy when he does) he doesnt let me. When i think about what i want from a relationship and think about what I'm doing for him in this relationship I dont really feel...
    missanon18 missanon18 18-21, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    So this guy I have been kinda seeing I guess is

    how I would put it we ain't dating he is worried about me still married but I am in the middle of a divorce right now but he don't want his family to think any less of us so he tells them were just friends anyways he texts me and calls me all the time which I love I pretty much...
    mouse2816 mouse2816 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I feel like a loser I have no friends.

    I can't find a girl that will even talk to me. I have spent my whole summer sitting in my house talking to my dog. I need someone to chat with.
    Mikeyre Mikeyre 16-17, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Should I Text Him?

    I met this absolutely amazing guy who just moved in my area. We hung out for 2 days and we clicked what it seemed like too well. We understand each other and poke fun at each other and he always has me laughing. He is a great guy and I really like him. Me and him just can get...
    NotPerfectJustMe NotPerfectJustMe 13-15, F 8 Responses Aug 13, 2013

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    So I'm doing this summer cleaning in my room.

    And I'm finding a lot of old toys that are a part of my childhood. I don't have enough room to keep them but I don't want them to go. What do I do?
    clover111 clover111 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I'm 31 .And was sheltered my whole life my

    parents homeschool me. So,I didn't make friends in school. I'm shy. So,what I'm asking is how do you make friends?
    lisa00 lisa00 31-35 10 Responses May 16

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    Ugh boys are confusing

    as hell. I have no idea how to tell him I care about him without feeling annoying..
    Maq98 Maq98 16-17, F 4 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    Crush

    I have a crush and I am shy to tell him shold I tell mim? help
    fullofshannonjoy fullofshannonjoy 16-17, F 23 Responses Nov 3, 2007

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    So this is going to be very long

    but here it goes, I want to know why is my cousin acting like this?????! , he is going to turn 19 and I'm 17. so I'm going to go way back when I first met him. It was summer I was 11 and he was 13, so I went to Mexico with my mom and sis to visit the family so we had to stay...
    meli206 meli206 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    I'm not the scared one,

    my sister is. She is 13 and hates rides and roller coasters. She scares herself by watching ride accidents and says 'it doesn't even scare me' yet when we get to the theme park or whatever she doesn't go on the rides. It's a waste of money. Next week we are going to the...
    mollymillymolly mollymillymolly 13-15, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Beauty And The Beast?

    I really need some help.The thing is, I'm totally falling for a man who I don't consider very attractive. I love being around him, and he feels like a fairy tale come true, but I would be so embarrassed introducing him to my friends and family because he is shorter than me (I'm...
    transienthope transienthope 22-25, F 6 Responses Mar 5, 2012

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    So I had an abortion,

    which I do regret but it was for the best. I'm only 18 and my boyfriend is abusive and thinks he can keep the child and me happy. I want to go university and don't want to put shame to the family having a child at my age and my religion, so I had an abortion. Now all my...
    rubina18 rubina18 18-21, F 6 Responses 3 days ago

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    Relationship Advice

    Ok so I'm going to try to cram 3 years worth of information into one medium length post. I am 24 years old and have been in a relationship with the same man for 3 years now. Half of that time we have been living together in our own apartment. He is 28 now so 4 years older than...
    an2012 an2012 22-25, F 13 Responses Nov 3, 2013

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    I'm romantically invoked with a 35 year old.

    I'm 17 years old. I knew going into this that we would never be anything besides hook ups. My parents would never approve and the age gap is too much. I'm not used to being attached, but we have mutual feelings towards eachother. I just don't know if what I'm feeling is love or...
    margbrooke margbrooke 16-17, F 4 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    I need advise on things I can do to my girl

    while making out with her:3 So what is somthing/ where is somewhere you love to be touched ...
    username3invalid username3invalid 16-17, M 2 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    This is LONG, but I'm desperate

    for advice... ): Okay there's this guy I've had a thing with for 2-3 months now, & we might be completely over.. Him & I aren't in a relationship though. Here's the problem.. Please help & if you can, give advice. I'm really upset so don't be sarcastic or rude.. I'm already...
    SweetLikeSugarrr SweetLikeSugarrr 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 9

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    Help Me Please

    I really wish sometimes that I had better friends. Not that my friends aren't wonderful it's just I guess that they're too busy with what's going on in their own lives to care about what's going on in mine. I really feel like I'm the person that's there for everyone, and in the...
    CarterSamson CarterSamson 13-15 7 Responses Nov 4, 2012

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